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Summer planting
Contrary to popular opinion, summer planting is fine as long as adequate water is provided throughout any prolonged dry periods. This allows you to take advantage of increased summer growth.
Leptospermum scoparium
Height: 4m;  Spread: 2m
Manuka (Tree)
Abundant white flowers (spring). Very hardy. Sunny position, most soils. This species is being reclassified and will probably be renamed as several different species.
» Click here for our Leptospermum and Kunzea article published in The Fringe, December 2016 ...
Photo gallery:
Manuka by Henderson Creek
Leptospermum scoparium seed pods.
Manuka in flower at Omapere, Hokianga. A honeybee paradise.
At Kaurilands School, Titirangi